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avenger

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of avenger

  1. one who inflicts punishment in return for an injury or offense <a novel about a man who becomes the obsessed avenger of his sister's death> Synonyms nemesis, castigator, chastiser, punisher, scourge, vigilanteRelated Words revenger; redresser, righter; requiterNear Antonyms ransomer, redeemer, vindicator





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